August 26, 2016
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Hospitality Management Program, in partnership with Chez Boucher Cooking School, will offer basic culinary classes for adult learners beginning Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. “Cooking, Food, and Wine Fundamentals” will cover the basic techniques and terminologies needed to enhance an individual’s cooking skills and educate on the basics of safe food handling, preparation, food production procedures and wine pairing. The class is Mondays from 5:30 to 9:30... Read Full Article

UNH Experts Available to Discuss School Violence and Safety Issues

School violence and safety issues experts are available to discuss security responses to school violence and what teachers, police, and parents can do to help prevent school violence.

Ellen Cohn
ELLEN COHN

Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of the UNH Justice Studies Program.

Todd Demitchell
Todd DeMitchell

Professor of Education and Justice Studies.

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08/22/16 - UNH Scientists Unravel Genetic Ancestry of Cultivated Strawberry
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists from the University of New Hampshire have unlocked a major genetic mystery of one of the ancestors of cultivated strawberry. A genetic analysis conducted by New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researchers, which took four years to complete, aims to improve modern...
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08/15/16 - UNH Receives Federal Grant to Support Middle and High School Students in Quest for College
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to the renewal of a five-year grant of more than $550,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of New Hampshire will continue to provide support to more than 1,160 low-income and first generation students in Granite State middle and high schools. Educational...
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08/15/16 - Two UNH Farms Open for Annual Durham Farm Day Aug. 20
DURHAM, N.H. – The public is invited to tour two University of New Hampshire farms – the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm and the Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center – on the 4th annual Durham Farm Day Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. Tours are free. “The purpose of Durham Farm Day is to...
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08/08/16 - UNH Lodging Executives Index Slides on Poor Business Sentiment
DURHAM, N.H. - The Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current period ending June 2016 decreased to 62.5 from 80.6 in June 2015. Overall, the lodging executives' sentiment for present and future business conditions weakened considerably during this year. The index is managed at...
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08/08/16 - UNH Research Finds Cold Weather Makes for Tastier Spinach
DURHAM, N.H. - Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that spinach grown in high tunnels during the coldest months of winter has the highest sugar content. Becky Sideman, a researcher with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station and extension professor of sustainable...
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08/03/16 - UNH Researchers Uncover New insights on Great Lakes Monuments
DURHAM, N.H. - Merging an innovative modeling technique with old-fashioned sleuthing, researchers from the University of New Hampshire have shed new light on the mystery of pre-European archaeological monument sites in Michigan, even though 80 percent of the sites they're studying no longer...
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08/02/16 - New Boat Will Help Advance UNH Ocean Research
DURHAM, N.H. -- A new, state-of-the-art research vessel will help researchers at the University of New Hampshire map the coastal seafloor and better understand the ocean environment while providing training in the latest oceanographic practices. The R/V Gulf Surveyor, a 48-foot aluminum vessel...
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08/02/16 - Grant Expands Tomato Research at UNH
DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire researchers have received a three-year grant for nearly $250,000 that will substantially expand research to improve nutrient and pest management in high tunnel tomato production. High tunnels are inexpensive, greenhouse-like structures...
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07/27/16 - UNH Space Physicist Professor Honored as American Geophysical Union Fellow
DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire physics professor Lynn Kistler has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the largest single organization dedicated to the advancement of geophysics. Kistler is the director of the Space Science Center at UNH's Institute for the...
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07/25/16 - New UNH Research Explores New Practice That Brings Cows Into the Woods
DURHAM, N.H. - Seeing cows graze in a forest may be an uncommon site in New England but at the Organic Dairy Research Farm at the University of New Hampshire, heifers soon will be dining among the trees. Researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station have launched a silvopasture...
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07/21/16 - UNH Researchers Find Many Unaware of Legal Responsibility to Report Child Abuse
DURHAM, N.H. - A landmark study by researchers at the University of New Hampshire finds gaps regarding awareness of mandatory reporting laws among the general public in New Hampshire, a state where all adults are required by law to report suspected child abuse to authorities, as well...
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07/21/16 - Ellen Fitzpatrick: Expert Comment Available on the Quest of Women for American Presidency
DURHAM, N.H. - With Hillary Clinton set to become the first female presidential nominee at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, she has secured a place in U.S. history. Ellen Fitzpatrick, author of "The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency", and professor of...
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07/18/16 - UNH Cows in Labor Send Text Alerts
DURHAM, N.H. - It's the middle of the night, and University of New Hampshire doctoral student Kayla Aragona has just received a text alert at home on her cell phone from a cow in labor at the UNH Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center. A sensor - Moocall - attached to the cow's tail has...
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07/14/16 - University of New Hampshire Dean's List
DURHAM, N.H. - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2015-2016 academic year.  Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior...
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07/11/16 - UNH Researchers: Lake Neurotoxins May Be Causing NH Loon Losses
DURHAM, N.H. - A harmful neurotoxin produced by cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae blooms, in New Hampshire's fresh water lakes, which has been linked to ALS in humans, may be contributing to the decline of the state's Common Loon population, according to research from the New Hampshire...
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07/05/16 - UNH Graduates Accepted to Veterinary Medical School at High Rates
DURHAM, N.H. - Prospective veterinarians hoping to get into one of the nation's handful of schools of veterinary medicine would be wise to do their pre-vet coursework at the University of New Hampshire: UNH graduates are being admitted to schools of veterinary medicine at a high rate - well...
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06/27/16 - UNH Fairchild Dairy Receives 2015 Quality Milk Award
DURHAM, N.H. -- The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center at the University of New Hampshire has been awarded a 2015 Quality Milk Award from the nationally recognized nonprofit dairy farmers cooperative Dairy One. Less than 20 percent of Dairy One's member...
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06/23/16 - UNH Researchers Find Sextortion Leaves Painful Aftermath and Limited Help Options
DURHAM, N.H. - "Sextortion", a form of blackmail often using sexual images to threaten victims into sexual favors, can spark life-altering crises in the lives of young people, according to new research by the University of New Hampshire. The study was conducted by UNH's Crimes...
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06/20/16 - UNH Bee BioBlitz Comes to Mount Monadnock Region July 8-11
DURHAM, N.H. - New Hampshire bee enthusiasts will take to the Mount Monadnock region in mass for the 2016 New England Bee BioBlitz organized by the University of New Hampshire. The event takes place July 8-11, 2016, and is open to the public. The Bee BioBlitz is organized by...
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06/19/16 - UNH Research Finds Less Than Half of WIC-Eligible Families Receive Nutritional Assistance
DURHAM, N.H. - Fewer than half of families income-eligible for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) received the program's nutrition benefits in 2014, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Among eligible families, receipt of WIC...
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